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colotomy

 [ko-lot´ah-me]
incision of the colon.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·lot·o·my

(kō-lot'ō-mē),
Incision into the colon.
[colo- + G. tomē, incision]
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colotomy

(kə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the colon.
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co·lot·o·my

(kō-lot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the colon.
[colo- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

colotomy

A surgical cut (incision) into the COLON.
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Harrison often uses the generic designation gending to distinguish such works from pieces in standard forms, which are named for those forms: bubaran, lancaran, ladrang, and others, each of which is characterized by a unique colotomic phrase structure.
The number of gatra per gongan (section that ends in a gong) is nearly always a power of two in traditional Javanese works, but the A section of Munakata Shiko has gongan that are 7, 7, 9, and 10 gatra as well as asymmetrical but progressively denser colotomic patterns.
The "balungan" of this movement is a 64-beat melody asymmetrically divided by tones in the low strings, which take on the role of colotomic gongs.